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For club-level chess players, honing three key skills – Calculation, Decision-Making, and middlegame strategy is paramount. Calculation involves foreseeing potential moves and planning with purpose, while practical decision-making emphasizes making effective moves without fixating on the absolute best continuation. In the Middlegame, understanding concepts like pawn structures and central control becomes crucial.
How to Win in Equal Positions: Winning a chess game is not an easy task. The days when you could win a game out of the opening are long gone. Everybody is very well prepared and the amount of information available on openings is overwhelming. Powerful computers deeply analyze most openings, which makes novelties much […]
Chess Skill That Cannot Be Trained: Most chess training routines are oriented to develop a player’s skills in typical scenarios that can appear on the chess board during tournaments. That includes tactical training which develops intuition and combinative vision, calculation, positional play, endgame play, etc. The list is large. In addition to this common training […]
In order to improve at chess every player must work hard and invest some daily time and effort. There are many things you can work on, from openings to endgame, tactics and the middlegame. However, there are few basic skills one must develop and constantly train. The consistency of training is perhaps one of the […]
It’s safe to say that every parent wants their children to have the best advantages in life. We want our children to be able to stand on their own two feet, solving problems that come their way on the fly.The chess board is an excellent training ground for developing this skill. The last thing we […]